Maya Patel

Maya Patel

Executive Chair, Tarsadia Foundation

Maya Patel is the Executive Chair of the Tarsadia Foundation, leading the development of its vision, programs, and partnerships in the philanthropy community. She was born in Zambia and grew up in Anaheim, and maintains strong ties to her family roots.

Maya is actively engaged with local and international partners in steering and guiding change to create impact. Maya serves on the board of several organizations including Cal State Fullerton Foundation and Sage Hill School. Previously, she held multiple leadership positions at Tarsadia Hotels, a privately-owned hotel investment, development, and management company. She enjoys spending quality time with her loving husband and their four daughters. In her free time, she can often be found at her family’s organic farm.


2020 Trustee Education Institute

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Kathleen Simpson, Tamara Larsen, Dana Laza, Shaady Salehi, Jaimie Mayer, Maya Patel, Danielle Oristian York, Rini Banerjee, Renee Kaplan, Peter Williamson

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NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to important legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of donors, board members, and highly respected philanthropy experts, this virtual seminar covers: Translating values and goals into action Connecting family legacy and the public trust Managing fiduciary responsibilities and legal pitfalls… Read More

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